National Hockey League roundup

Wed Oct 29, 2014 8:12pm EDT
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(The Sports Xchange) - Detroit Red Wings and hockey legend Gordie Howe remained in guarded condition Wednesday after he suffered a major stroke Sunday morning.

Howe has lost some function on the right side of his body and has difficulty speaking, his daughter, Cathy Purnell, confirmed to

Howe's family including his four children -- Marty, Mark, Cathy and Murray -- has gathered in Lubbock, Texas, where they remain by their father's side.

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Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug will miss two to three weeks with a broken finger, according to the team.

The injury occurred during the Bruins' 4-3 loss to the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night. Krug has two goals, six points and a plus-2 rating in 11 games this season.

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New York Rangers defenseman John Moore received a five-game suspension from the NHL on Wednesday for an illegal check on Minnesota Wild forward Erik Haula.

The suspension is Moore's second for a check to the head. He was given a two-game banishment for a hit on Montreal Canadiens forward Dale Weise during the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs.   Continued...

Jan 4, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug (47) skates during the third period against the Winnipeg Jets at TD Banknorth Garden. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports